What Caregiving Looks Like for MY Generation

What Caregiving Looks Like for MY Generation

Two nights ago, I sat around a table with eight others, all at least 25 years my senior, discussing caregiving.

Death, disease, aging, disability, caregiving—these had touched every single one of us. But I was slow to realize how caregiving has touched my present life (besides, obviously, the work I do here).

And then it hit me. Almost every one I know is a caregiver, or a caregiver-to-be.

The Genius of Marian - A Family's Struggle To Come To Terms With Alzheimer's

The Genius of Marian - A Family's Struggle To Come To Terms With Alzheimer's

The Genius of Marian is a visually rich, emotionally complex story about one family's struggle to come to terms with Alzheimer's disease. After Pam White is diagnosed at age 61 with early-onset Alzheimer's, life begins to change, slowly but irrevocably, for Pam and everyone around her.

HOUSE GOP: REVERSE OBAMA'S HOME HEALTH CARE CUTS

HOUSE GOP: REVERSE OBAMA'S HOME HEALTH CARE CUTS

What's wrong with this picture?  With the increased desire for seniors to age-in-place in the comfort of their own homes and rising nursing and assisted living costs.